Jennie Reese

1866–Female
Columbia, Lancaster, Pennsylvania

The Life of Jennie

When Jennie Reese was born in 1866, her father, Daniel Franklin Reese, was 28 and her mother, Mary Fisher, was 25. She lived in Columbia, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Franklin Reese
1838–1920
Mary Fisher
1841–1880
William Reese
1862–
Edward Reese
1875–
John Reese
1878–1913
Jennie Reese
1866–
Kate Reese
1868–1880
Daniel Reese
1870–1912

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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 0

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 11

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 32

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: from one of the most common Welsh personal names, Rhys, Old Welsh Rīs ‘ardor’. This was the name of the last ruler of an independent kingdom of Wales, Rhys ap Tewder , who died in 1093 unsuccessfully opposing the Norman advance.2 North German and Dutch: nickname for a very big man, from Middle Low German, Middle Dutch rese ‘giant’.3 German: habitational name from places called Rees or Reese, in Rhineland and Lower Saxony.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Jennie Reese in household of Danl F Reese, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jennie Reese in household of Daniel F Reese, "United States Census, 1880"

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